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Ophthalmologist/Kaiwhakaora kanohi

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Welllington
Specialty Ophthalmology
Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 07 Mar 2021
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Welllington
Specialty Ophthalmology Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 07 Mar 2021

Job description

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Wellington

Contract: Full time, 12 months fixed term


The successful applicant will be joining a dynamic, busy team and will be interested in making a difference to the patients we serve. We're looking for someone who is in their final year of training and is looking for a role that allows them to work in a supportive environment, gaining further experience as an independent specialist. It is an exciting time to be part of the ophthalmology team at CCDHB, as we look at unique ways of managing patient care. We require someone who thrives on change and someone who thrives on being busy. CCDHB provides ophthalmic services in a variety of sub-specialties so there is flexibility in the type of ophthalmic work available. We require someone who can work independently, managing their own clinics and operating lists.


- Operating lists
- Clinic duties
- Teaching and supporting other staff


- An ophthalmologist - Passed RANZCO exams, first year after exams.
- Medical Council of New Zealand Registration or eligibility for registration (MCNZ)


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples and the Disability Community.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.

Applications close 7 March 2021 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. For further information on this role, email and indicate the job title and SMO11-21 in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Qualifications required

Specialist qualification in ophthalmology - Passed RANZCO exams, first year after exams.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Sandra Tam
Position SMO recruitment advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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